Coronavirus pandemic pushed 32 million more people into extreme poverty: UN


The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on the world’s poorest countries, pushing millions into extreme poverty, according to a report by the United Nations.More than 32 million additional people in the poorest countries in the world now live on less than US$1.90 a day – a direct result of the outbreak, the UN Conference on Trade and Development said on Thursday.The economic impact in the least developed countries (LDC) has been far more devastating than the health crisis, it said…

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